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Sri Lanka donates Buddha statues to reconstructed temples in Bangladesh

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A ceremony to distribute 30 ‘Samadhi Buddha Statues’ to reconstructed and renovated temples in Ramu, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh was held at the Sima Vihar Ramu, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh on 8 April. The Buddha statues were handed over to Shatiyapriya Mahanayake Thero of the Sima Vihar Ramu, Cox’s Bazar by Actg. High Commissioner of Sri Lanka in Bangladesh A.G. Abeysekara. The statues were imported from Sri Lanka, by utilisation of a Rs. 1.7 million donation made by Maha  Nayake Theros of Malwatta and Asgiriya Maha Nayake Viharas in Kandy, the Governor of the Central Province  and well-wishers from Sri Lanka for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of the temples in the Ramu and Chittagong areas. The 30 Fibre Glass Buddha statues had been built by the Ven. B. Sanghamitra, a Bangladeshi Bikkhu living in Mt. Lavinia, Sri Lanka.

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